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WW1 – Remembering the Dead

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Soldiers who Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Surname Christian Name Initials Place of Birth Place of Residence
Pursey Albert Harry A H Bermondsey, Middx.
Pursey Arthur A Stonehill Street, Somerset
Pursey Benjamin George B G St. Pancras, Middlesex
Pursey Douglas Charles D C Saffron Walden, Essex
Pursey George G King’s Cross, London
Pursey Henry H Barkham, Berks Wokingham, Berks
Pursey Jack J Isleworth, Middx. Wandsworth, S.w.
Pursey Reginald Douglas R D
Pursey Richard R Exeter, Devon Mortehoe, Devon
Pursey Thomas T Sevenoaks, Kent
Pursey Thomas Henry T H Newtown, Mont.
Pursey Thomas William T W Wokingham, Berks
Pursey William W E. Croydon Shaftesbury Avenue, W.c.
Pursey William John W J Bermondsey, Surrey
Pursey William Robert W R Clerkenwell

Source: http://www.military-genealogy.com/

We should not forget Pursey family members born overseas. One of whom was Philip Pursey, born in Cape Town in 1877 to Henry Thomas Purs(s)ey and Jane (Rayner). He died 1917 and is buried at the Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension in France. Henry-Thomas’s family are the Kent Purseys.